Big Bear, California, is such a popular resort destination that it is easy to forget that most of the Big Bear area is surrounded by wilderness! Although you can spend lots of time during your vacation hiking the seemingly endless trails in Big Bear and San Bernardino National Forest, there is more adventure to be had than a simple hiking trail. Explore the wilderness with a thrilling off road tour. It is here where you will find the true outdoorsman spirit and see areas that are literally off the beaten path!
Big Bear Off-Road Adventures
The most popular off-road tour company is Big Bear Off-Road Adventures. What sets them apart is that they offer off-road tours all year long, while most other companies only offer their tours during the summer season. This means that no matter what time of year you visit, off-roading adventure awaits! Ride in a high clearance 4X4 and explore ridges, canyons, meadows, streams, and more! They have the best Big Bear off road trails. The drivers are highly knowledgeable about local plants and wildlife, as well as the history of the region. Tour options range from 1.5 hours, easy hikes to longer, 3.5-hour serious treks through the wilderness. Pick the tour that best fits your interests and lifestyle! Custom tours and group rates are also available.
Big Bear Jeep Experience
What is unique about the Big Bear Jeep Experience is that you get in on the action by actually driving your own Jeep! You follow the tour guide through an exciting and educational tour along some of the hundreds of miles of Jeep trails throughout Big Bear Valley. The Big Bear Jeep Experience offer tours for the whole family, and their most popular kid-friendly tour explores Holcomb Valley and ends with exploring an old miner’s settlement. They also have more intermediate and advanced tour options! The tours cost about $150 per hour, per Jeep.
Big Bear Discovery Center
The Big Bear Discovery Center is an educational hub in the town, offering insights into the importance of forest stewardship through interactive exhibits and public outreach. For those who love off-road driving, the Discovery Center has a volunteer program to help maintain campsites, trails, and other parts of the forest in their off-road vehicles. Have some off-roading fun while also helping maintain the natural beauty of Big Bear! This is truly a rewarding experience.
Contact us to learn more about off-road trails in Big Bear.
Places to Stay
Having a place to go back and rest after a day of exploring Big Bear is important. Contact our team to book the perfect cabin for your next vacation!